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About When God Made Light

From the author and illustrator of the best-selling When God Made You comes a new illuminating message about God's design affirming young readers.

'Let there be light!' that's what God said. And light began shining and then started to spread." Wild and creative illustrations from top children's illustrator David Catrow pair with Matthew Paul Turner's lyrical verse in this message of a God-made light that cuts through darkness to bring vision and hope to all young readers. This light radiates, chasing away the shadows, providing the wonder and fun of stargazing or firefly chasing. Most important, this light appears in each child--an inner God-given spark that grows and will be used to change the world.

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ECPA bestseller

About Matthew Paul Turner

MATTHEW PAUL TURNER is a blogger, speaker, and author of sixteen books, including the best-selling When God Made You and When God Made Light Matthew, his wife, Jessica, and their three children live in Nashville, Tennessee.

UK-based illustrator, KIMBERLEY BARNES, has worked with top clients such as Little Tiger, Top That Publishing, Igloo, and Macmillan Education. Her love of drawing began at a young age and fostered into a career in illustration, specializing in children's illustration. She enjoys the regular cup of tea and isn't partial to the odd biscuit or two.

Product Details

48 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Feb 13, 2018

Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 8-1/2

Carton Quantity: 24

Sneak Peek

Read the first pages of When God Made Light. From the author and illustrator of the best-selling When God Made You comes a new illuminating message about God's design affirming young readers. 'Let there be light!' that's what God said. And light began shining and then started to spread." Wild and creative illustrations from top children's illustrator David Catrow pair with Matthew Paul Turner's lyrical verse in this message of a God-made light that cuts through darkness to bring vision and hope to all young readers. This light radiates, chasing away the shadows, providing the wonder and fun of stargazing or firefly chasing. Most important, this light appears in each child--an inner God-given spark that grows and will be used to change the world.  

Press Release

Best-selling Author Turner Encourages Kids to Celebrate the Beauty and Wonder of God’s Creation and Shine Brightly in the World

Now a CBA Bestseller!

  
"A must-read-aloud for your kids and grandkids. When God Made Light offers a marvelous message for children and off-the-chart art. I LOVE it!" -Liz Curtis Higgs, bestselling author of "The Women of Easter" & "Bad Girls of the Bible" 
 
From the creators of the Amazon top 5 and ECPA best-seller When God Made You comes a new illuminating picture book that will encourage young readers to revel in creation’s awe-inspiring light and ignite the world with their own God-given spark. 
 
When God Made Light (WaterBrook, 2/13/18) is Matthew Paul Turner’s second collaboration with acclaimed children's illustrator David Catrow. Turner’s playful and lyrical verse, paired with Catrow’s amazingly vivid and creative illustrations—features the frolicking adventures of two young African-American girls exploring the beauty in nature around them. 
 
When God Made Light makes the perfect Easter gift and will be appreciated by children, parents and grandparents alike for how it celebrates the wonders of creation and the beautiful God-given spirit within each child. 
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
MATTHEW PAUL TURNER has authored 17 books including the Amazon top 5 and ECPA best-seller picture book When God Made You, Churched and Everything You Need to Know Before College. He has written for publications including USA Today, The Washington Post, Relevant, and Christianity Today. His unique blend of story with spiritual commentary has garnered him a large and loyal fan base. Matthew lives with his wife, Jessica, and their three children in Nashville. Visit him at
www.MatthewPaulTurner.com
Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/HeyMPT
Facebookhttp://www.Facebook.com/HeyMPT
http://www.Instagram.com/MatthewPaulTurner
 
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR:
DAVID CATROW is an editorial cartoonist whose vibrant illustrations have appeared in more than 70 books for children, including several New York Times bestsellers. He lives in Ohio with his wife, Deborah.
 
Book Details:
When God Made Light by Matthew Paul Turner; illustrated by David Catrow
Hardcover / 48 pages / ISBN 9781601429209
Price: $11.99 (U.S.) / $15.99 (Canada)
Published by WaterBrook/Penguin Random House
On Sale Date: February 13, 2018

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